The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had DBA featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Database Administrator
Rank 105 84 131
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +47
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 38 71 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.31% 2.12% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 2.23% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 12
Median daily rate £344 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £313 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £471 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.43 £37.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-5.52% -72.22%
DBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2748 3191 3029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 94.73% 95.31% 95.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1780 2026 1946
Median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 223 169
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

DBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured DBA in the job title.

DBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

DBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

DBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DBA across the South West region.

DBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

DBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +11 15 £375 -7.69% 2
Bristol -34 8 £350 -22.22% 5
Wiltshire +10 6 £363 +3.57%
Somerset +14 4 £325 +4.00% 3
Devon +10 2 - - 3
DBA
England

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 55 (78.57%) SQL
2 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
3 34 (48.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 30 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (37.14%) Oracle
5 26 (37.14%) Unix
6 25 (35.71%) Linux
6 25 (35.71%) Oracle Database
7 24 (34.29%) Windows
8 21 (30.00%) SAN
9 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
10 18 (25.71%) Shell Script
11 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database 11g
11 17 (24.29%) Clustering
11 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
12 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
13 15 (21.43%) Solaris
13 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
14 14 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
14 14 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
14 14 (20.00%) Ingres
14 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (18.57%) Finance
16 12 (17.14%) Data Management
17 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (15.71%) SCCM

DBA Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.43%) Commerce Server
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (10.00%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (2.86%) SAP CRM
3 2 (2.86%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.86%) SAP SCM
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (1.43%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (65.71%) SQL Server
2 34 (48.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 30 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (35.71%) Oracle Database
5 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 17 (24.29%) SQL Server 2014
6 14 (20.00%) Ingres
6 14 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (18.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (15.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (2.86%) SAP BI
12 2 (2.86%) SAP BW
12 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.43%) tSQLt
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Local Government
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
2 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) RESTful
2 2 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.86%) WSDL
3 1 (1.43%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.43%) SAP Basis
3 1 (1.43%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Clustering
2 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (37.14%) Unix
2 25 (35.71%) Linux
3 24 (34.29%) Windows
4 15 (21.43%) Solaris
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.43%) AIX
6 1 (1.43%) SUSE
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (20.00%) SQL Optimisation
3 12 (17.14%) Data Management
4 11 (15.71%) High Availability
5 10 (14.29%) ERP
5 10 (14.29%) Server Patching
6 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
6 9 (12.86%) Migration
7 8 (11.43%) Business Continuity
8 7 (10.00%) E-business
9 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (7.14%) ETL
11 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.71%) Change Management
11 4 (5.71%) Project Management
11 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
13 2 (2.86%) Data Modelling
13 2 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 55 (78.57%) SQL
2 20 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 18 (25.71%) Shell Script
4 16 (22.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.57%) VBScript
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.86%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.57%) Degree
4 4 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) MCSA
5 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.43%) MCP
6 1 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.43%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
2 11 (15.71%) SCCM
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle RMAN
4 5 (7.14%) Data Guard
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) Oracle
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.00%) VMware
4 5 (7.14%) SAP
5 4 (5.71%) Endeca
6 3 (4.29%) IBM
7 2 (2.86%) Sun
8 1 (1.43%) EMC
8 1 (1.43%) hybris
8 1 (1.43%) ServiceNow
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